IRIS Adlershof
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Zum Großen Windkanal 2
12489 Berlin

Prof. Dr. Jürgen P. Rabe

phone:+49 30 2093-66350
fax:     +49 30 2093-2021-66350



June 20, 2024

Karl-Scheel-Sitzung und -Preis 2024

Speaker Dr. Gustav Mogull (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Dr. Tom S. Seifert (Freie Universität Berlin)
Location Magnus-Haus
Am Kupfergraben 7, 10117 Berlin
Time 17:15


June 12, 2024

Colloquium of the Department of Chemistry on:
METALLACROWN COMPLEXES: Host-guest interaction paves the way toward molecular spintronics

Speaker Prof. Dr. Eva Rentschler
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
Location Walter-Nernst-Haus, Marie-Curie-Hörsaal 0’06
Newtonstraße 14, 12489 Berlin
Time 17:15

July 1, 2024

Optics and Photonics Seminar:
Nonlinear Optics in Diamond Microcavities
Speaker Dr. Sigurd Flågan
University of Calgary, Canada
Location CSMB/IRIS Research Building – Room 2.049 (Foyer)
Zum Großen Windkanal 2, 12489 Berlin
Time 13:00


July 4, 2024

Colloquium of the Physical Society of Berlin on:
Flat bands in flatlands: a correlated quantum matter laboratory

Speaker Prof. Dr. Tim Wehling
Institute for Theoretical Physics, Universität Hamburg, and The Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging
Location Online &
Magnus-Haus, Am Kupfergraben 7, 10117 Berlin
Time 18:30


July 10, 2024

IfC Science Day + Summer Party BBQ

Speaker Prof. Dr. Dietrich Volmer

Dr. Denis Usvyat
Location Walter-Nernst-Haus, Marie-Curie-Hörsaal 0’06
Newtonstraße 14, 12489 Berlin
Time 17:15

July 12, 2024

Friday Light Talks presents
Light Connections: a conference organized for and by early career researchers

Are you a PhD student or postdoc working in the field of light sciences? Do you want to showcase your research and connect with peers in your field? Light Connections is a one-day conference organized by the Friday Lights team and is aimed at bringing together Berlin’s light science community.

At the Light Connections Conference, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Present your research through a short pitch or a poster
  • Engage with fellow early career researchers in your field
  • Gain insights into the diverse array of research initiatives taking place in Berlin
  • Compete for awards recognizing outstanding contributions
Participation in the conference is completely free of charge for all attendees. To confirm your attendance and register for the conference, please RSVP by June 7th using this link.

Location: Einstein-Saal, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften,
Jägerstraße 22-23, 10117 Berlin
Time: 9:30 – 17:00

If you have any questions or require further information, do not hesitate to reach out to us at

July 16, 2024

Falling Walls Lab Berlin-Adlershof
– Great minds, 3 minutes, 1 day

On July 16, 2024 you will have the opportunity to get to know research projects, ideas and initiatives with social relevance by young scientists and young professionals. The applicants will publicly present their forward-looking ideas in three minutes at Falling Walls Lab Berlin-Adlershof.

The winner of this preliminary lab will receive a prize money of 500 € offered by IGAFA e. V., an invitation to the Falling Walls Pitches Finale in Berlin on November 7, and the opportunity to participate in the Falling Walls Science Summit from November 7 to 10, 2024.

The Falling Walls Lab Berlin-Adlershof is organized by the Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) and the IGAFA.

Location Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM),
Richard-Willstätter-Str. 11, 12489 Berlin
Time 14:00

July 16, 2024

Colloquium of the Department of Physics
A challenge to the cosmological standard model

Speaker Prof. Subir Sakar
Professor Emeritus, University of Oxford
Location Zoom & Lise-Meitner-Haus, Christian-Gerthsen-Hörsaal,
Newtonstraße 15, 12489 Berlin
Time 15:00


October 9 & 10, 2024

Photonics Days Berlin Brandenburg 2024

The Photonics Days 2024 will take place on October 9 and 10 as usual at the WISTA Event Center in Berlin-Adlershof. We are expecting more than 400 participants, including numerous international guests and political celebrities, such as our Senator for Economics, Ms. Giffey, the Brandenburg Minister of Economics, Prof. Dr. Steinbach, and the Dutch Ambassador Mister van Roeden.

There will be two exciting days with 21 sessions, over 100 national and international speakers and an accompanying exhibition with participants from Berlin- Brandenburg, the rest of Germany and our international partners from Poland, the Netherlands and Spain.
Location WISTA Event Center, Bunsen Hall
Rudower Chaussee 17, 12489 Berlin-Adlershof
Time 9:00 - 18:00, daily



October 9 -13, 2024

International Workshop on Data-Driven Computational and Theoretical Materials Design (DCTMD2024)

The rise of data-driven science is transforming scientific research, becoming a pillar alongside traditional methods. Artificial intelligence (AI) is key, offering new ways to understand materials. To address this, the International Workshop on Data-Driven Computational and Theoretical Materials Design (DCTMD2024) brings together leading scientists to explore the potential of AI in materials science. This workshop aims to exchange cutting-edge research, foster discussions, and chart a future for materials design guided by AI.
Location Shanghai, China